Gift of Mine Okubo Estate
1 drawing on paper : ink ; image 10 x 14.5 in.
Evacuees from Hawaii disembark from army trucks at Topaz Relocation Center. They wear leis around their necks and carry suitcases. A barrack and army truck with additional arriving evacuees is depicted in the background. Three soldiers with rifles stand guard by the trucks, two in the background, one in the foreground.
Signed at bottom left corner: Mine. Written in pencil, bottom right corner: 170. Written and circled in pencil, bottom left corner: 170. Stamped in black ink on back, top left corner: 5191. Written in pencil on back, bottom right corner: 170.
Drawings for the book, Citizen 13660, began as sketches and drawings created by Okubo while incarcerated at Tanforan and Topaz to tell faithful friends about camp life and were intended for exhibition purposes. Drawing is on page 179 of book.
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